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The lunch hour genealogist

Being busy doesn’t mean you have to neglect your favourite hobby, you can still learn in your lunch break! Squeeze just 60 minutes of family history into your daily routine and you’ll soon start to see your tree blossom. So settle down with your lunch and tuck into Rachel Bellerby’s genealogy treats

BITE-SIZE FAMILY HISTORY

To watch Ross MacFarlane of the Wellcome Collection talk about HMS Dreadnought floating seamen’s hospital

Know-how in under 100 words!

Probate records

Probate records are court records which deal with the disposal of a deceased person’s property, and many include that person’s last will and testament. These records are a useful resource for family historians as the information often includes the date and cause of death, as well as details of next of kin and the deceased’s final place of residence. In addition to a will, probate records could also include an inventory of belongings and a testament, indicating the transfer of property to beneficiaries.

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Join us as we celebrate the mothers, grandmothers, aunts and more on your family tree. It's vital to research the female ancestors, otherwise you're only learning half of your family history. This issue we have plenty to help and inspire your research into women's history and so gain a fuller understanding of your family members and their lives in times gone by.